Postdoctoral Scholar Research

University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
$47,659 annually based on experience
September 19 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Postdoctoral Scholar Research

Job ID: 22965
Location: USF Health
Department Number/Division: 0-6144-000 / Molecular Medicine
College/Division: USF Health- Morsani College of Medicine
Salary Plan: Temporary
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $47,659 annually based on experience

A NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available immediately for a highly motivated candidate to study host-pathogen interactions and protein structure-function in Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease spirochete. The position offers an excellent training opportunity to conduct research in an attractive, dynamic research environment with outstanding resources.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or MD. Ph.D. in a related field from an accredited institution, and a strong background in mouse models of neurodegenerative diseases, synaptic physiology, or advanced microscopy applications. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Postdoctoral Fellow.

Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D. with a background in bacterial genetics and molecular biology. Experience in spirochetology, animal models, and/or tick biology is a plus.

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Information for Applicants 
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 22965

Posting Date:  09/18/2019

Posting End Date: 10/02/2019

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